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Archive for December, 2008

Ubuntu/ Linux: How to permanently turn off the annoying system bell (beep)

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

You know what I mean … that loud loud beep that almost knocks you out whenever you type a non-available keyboard shortcut in Emacs. For immediate relief (this will not persist through a reboot): sudo modprobe -r pcspkr For permanent relief, edit the file /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist and add the line: blacklist pcspkr Addendum On my Lenovo […]